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Camp Date

  • June 11 – 17, 2023
  • Overnight Campers (tuition, housing, meals) $TBA
  • Day Campers (tuition only) $TBA
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Camp Features

Daily Classes & Rehearsals

From 8am-5pm, singers will work with FSU faculty in a large mixed choir, a women’s or men’s choir, sectionals, and a small ensemble.  They will take an analysis class, daily voice masterclass, daily elective class, and participate in a men’s or women’s finale group. Singers can choose an elective class topic of conducting, musicianship or popular styles.  See below for a full sample class schedule.

Evening Activities

Music rehearsals take place on most evenings from 7pm-9:30pm.  On Wednesday evening, recreation activities are planned. A sample evening schedule can be found below, and the official evening schedule will be provided two weeks before camp begins.

Performance Opportunities

Camp will conclude with two final performances; an Ensembles Concert on Friday evening at 7:00pm, and a Choir Concert on Saturday at 9:00am.  Families are welcome to attend both performances.

Honors Solo Recital

Rising 11th, rising 12th graders, and graduated seniors may choose to audition (at check-in) for the Honors Solo Recital.  Select singers will perform a solo piece at a special concert on Thursday evening at 7:00pm. These students will also be assigned to the Class Voice elective, in lieu of the elective class, where they will have the opportunity to work on their piece.

Honors Chamber Choir

Rising 11th graders,  rising 12th graders, and graduating seniors may choose to audition (at check-in) for the optional, Honors Chamber Choir.  Selected singers will rehearse with this ensemble in lieu of an elective class, and will perform with the Chamber Choir at the Saturday morning concert.

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Camp Details

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Eligibility

Bass and Tenor: campers must be in grades 8-12 during the 2022-2023 school year to be eligible (rising 9 through graduated 12th grade in summer 2023).

Soprano and Alto: campers must in grades 8-12 in the 2022-2023 school year to be eligible (rising 9 through graduated 12th grade in summer 2023).  Sopranos and Altos will be automatically assigned to a large choir as follows:

  • Current 8th and 9th graders will rehearse and perform with the Treble Choir.
  • Current 10, 11, and 12th graders will rehearse and perform with the Mixed Choir.

All ability levels are welcome.  No audition is required to register.  There will be optional auditions at camp check-in for upperclassmen who wish to audition for the Honors Solo Recital and Chamber Choir. Details about this audition will be provided in the camp handbook.

Florida State is committed to providing a quality education to all qualified students and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability. Please contact our office to discuss any questions or accommodations that may need to be made for your camper at least three weeks prior to the start of camp.

OVERNIGHT CAMPER Price & Payment Details

Overnight Campers: $TBA which includes:

  • a non-refundable deposit of $100.00
  • tuition
  • housing
  • three meals per day (meals begin with dinner on check-in day and end with breakfast on check-out day)
  • a digital download audio recording of the final concert.

Campers will also need to purchase the music for the mixed choir from the music supplier.  It is estimated to cost $30.00 but exact price and purchasing information will be provided to campers in late May.

Families can choose to pay in full when registering OR pay just the $100.00 non-refundable deposit and then enroll in a payment plan for the balance. Payment plans require a monthly auto-draft and must be paid in full by May 26. Campers registering after May 26 must pay in full at the time of registration.

Click here for the Cancellation and Refund Policy.

Scholarship and other third-party payments can be accepted.  Please contact our office if you need assistance with having a scholarship or school booster check applied to your account.

DAY CAMPER Price & Payment Details

Day Campers: $TBA which includes:

  • a non-refundable deposit of $100.00
  • tuition
  • a digital download audio recording of the final concert.

Meal plans are available as optional add-on purchases:

Campers will also need to purchase the music for the mixed choir from the music supplier.  It is estimated to cost $30.00 but exact price and purchasing information will be provided to campers in late May.

Families can choose to pay in full when registering OR pay just the $100.00 non-refundable deposit and then enroll in a payment plan for the balance. Payment plans require a monthly auto-draft and must be paid in full by May 26. Campers registering after May 26 must pay in full at the time of registration.

Click here for the Cancellation and Refund Policy.

Scholarship and other third-party payments can be accepted.  Please contact our office if you need assistance with having a scholarship or school booster check applied to your account.

Add-Ons & Discounts

There are several add-on options available during the registration process for those that need them.  You can add any of these options to your registration during the initial registration process, or anytime up to two-weeks before the start of your camp.

  • Overnight Campers:  Extra Nights of Housing in the dorm:  $TBA.  Learn more
  • Overnight Campers: Shuttle Service: $TBA. Learn more
  • Day Camper Lunch Package:  $TBA.  Learn more
  • Day Camper Dinner Package:  $TBA. Learn more
  • Day Camper Parking Passes: $TBA. Learn more

Available Discounts:

The All-State Discount is available for this camp.   If you were selected for a Florida All-State Ensemble and attended the conference as a performer in Tampa, FL in January, you are eligible for a $50.00 discount.  Use the code: 23FMEA50 during check out to get the discount.  Please note that all discounts are verified against the event concert programs.  If we are unable to verify your participation the discount may be removed.

Registration, Forms, & Wait Lists

REGISTRATION

Registration is done online and opens on January 9, 2023.  You will be able to register for multiple camps/sessions at the same time. A parent/guardian is require to complete the registration.

Only the tuition (day-camper) price will show when you begin to register.  The registration form will ask you if you want to be an overnight camper, and when you answer yes it will automatically add the housing and meals to your cart.

Click here for the Payment, Cancellation and Refund Policy.

POST-REGISTRATION CAMPER FORMS

Once you have paid the deposit and receive a registration confirmation, you will be able to fill out your required camper forms. These forms include a medical information form (no physical required), consent forms, and more.  These forms should be completed as soon as possible, but are due no later than one month prior to the start of your camp.

WAIT LISTS

If there is a wait list for your voice part when you attempt to register, you can opt to be placed on the wait list. No deposit is required to be placed on the wait list. If a spot becomes available then we will notify you by phone or email to offer you the spot.  At that time you can choose to register or pass on the spot.

Check-In & Check-Out

Check-in takes place on June 11 between 1pm-3pm.  When you register, you will be asked to select an arrival time slot.

Check-out takes place on June 17 following the final performance.  The performance begins at 9am is estimated to end around 10:00am.

See below for full camp schedules.

Detailed information about check-in, check-out, and everything in between will be available in the Camp Handbook

Sample Camp Schedule

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Sample SA/TB Schedule (Sopranos & Altos who are rising 11, 12 and graduated seniors; All Tenors & Bass)
Sunday, 1:00-3:00pmCamper Check-In (you will sign up for an arrival time)
Sunday, 7:00pmCamper Orientation
MONDAY - FRIDAY CLASS SCHEDULE
6:45-7:45amBreakfast
8:00-9:10amWarm Up and Sectionals
9:15-9:55amElectives (steel pans, world music, conducting, musicianship, musical theatre)
10:00-10:45amTenor/Bass Choir and Soprano/Alto Finale Rehearsals
10:50-11:35amSoprano/Alto Choir and Tenor/Bass Finale Rehearsals
11:40-12:10pmMasterclass
12:25-1:15pmLunch
1:30-2:50pmMixed Choir Rehearsal
3:00-3:50pmElectives (steel pans, world music, conducting, musicianship, musical theatre)
4:00-5:00pmSmall Ensembles
5:00-7:00pmDinner & Free Time
EVENING SCHEDULE
Monday & Tuesday, 7:00-9:00pm Evening Rehearsals
Wednesday, 7:00-9:00pm Recreation (Campus Tour, Bowling, Movies)
Thursday, 7:00pmSolo Recital (select campers perform)
PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
Friday, 7:00pmEnsemble Performances (all campers perform)
Saturday, 9:00amFinal Choir Performances (all campers perform)
Saturday, post concert (@10:30am)Check-out
Sample Treble Choir Schedule (Sopranos & Altos who are rising 9th and 10th graders)
Sunday, 1:00-3:00pmCamper Check-In (you will sign up for an arrival time)
Sunday, 7:00pmCamper Orientation
MONDAY - FRIDAY CLASS SCHEDULE
6:45-7:45amBreakfast
8:00-9:10amWarm-Up and Treble Choir Rehearsal
9:15-9:55amElectives (steel pans, world music, conducting, musicianship)
10:00-10:45amTreble Choir Final Rehearsal
10:50-11:35amMusical Theatre
11:40-12:10pmMasterclass
12:25-1:15pmLunch
1:30-2:50pmSectionals
3:00-3:50pmElectives (steel pans, world music, conducting, musicianship)
4:00-4:50pmSmall Ensembles
5:00-7:00pmDinner & Free Time
EVENING SCHEDULE
Monday & Tuesday, 7:00-9:00pm Rehearsals
Wednesday, 7:00-9:00pm Recreation (Campus Tour, Bowling, Movies)
Thursday, 7:00-9:00pmSolo Recital (select campers perform)
PERFORMANCES
Friday, 7:00pmEnsemble Performances (all campers perform)
Saturday, 9:00amFinal Choir Performances (all campers perform)
Saturday, post concert @10:30amCheck Out